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Loudness Wars versus Michael Jackson – Loud Loses !

How good is high volume? People now-a-days are more inclined towards louder music, very few prefer pleasant notes over the louder ones. The Loudness Wars are making...

Mastering EQ – make music sound louder, with LESS compression and limiting

Learn about Mastering EQ with Ian Shepherd. EQ is a great tool in a DAW which makes the music sound louder with less compression and limiting. While...

Loudness Meters in use – a roundup of some of the best

The loudness meters are now-a-days available as plug-ins for any computer video software. The TT Loudness Mater is no longer the only (or best) way to measure...
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Home Mastering EQ Workshop

This webinar describes about using EQ in mastering, using the songs as examples. While EQ’ing a track one should always have a consistent monitoring level. Bring the...

LUFS – the new Loudness Units. What do they mean ? How to read...

Want to know more about the new LUFS?? This discussion describes how to read one of the new LUFS loudness meters, and what it means for any...

Mastering: How to make a song louder in mastering – and the price you...

Learn mastering with multiband compression. A song can be made louder using compressor, EQ and limiting. The main idea is to raise the volume without making the...

Ian Shepherd Mastering Engineer discusses Dynamic Range

A outline talk about the issues surrounding dynamic range and new legislation affecting broadcast and eventaully all music media. With good audio examples.

How to make a song louder with Mastering

Learn more about Mastering.  The songs are made louder by using compressor, EQ and limiting on the track without making the track sound crushed or distorted. Often...

Has the Loudness War been won ?

This is a very important topic where Ian Shepherd speaks about Bob katz who is a campaigner against the loudness war. He took a public stand against...

Ian Shepherd on Mastering Artemis – ‘Sephyra’

Mastering Engineer Ian Shepherd has a few words to say about working on 'Sephyra' - the new album from Artemis. Artemis - Sephyra Kickstarter: http://www.kic...